hole-in-the-wall

noun
plural holes-in-the-wall

Definition of hole-in-the-wall

: a small and often unpretentious out-of-the-way place (such as a restaurant)

First Known Use of hole-in-the-wall

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Hole-in-the-wall.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hole-in-the-wall. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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hole-in-the-wall

noun

English Language Learners Definition of hole-in-the-wall

informal
chiefly US : a small place (such as a bar or restaurant) that is not fancy or expensive

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